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Noah Freeth [fh.]

Noah Freeth was the ninth child of Noah Freeth & Ann Robinson born April 22nd, 1884 at 51 Mount Pleasant St & christened May 9th, 1884 at St John's, West Bromwich, Staffs.

Noah & his parents & brothers & sisters were living at 51 Mount Pleasant St, West Bromwich in 1891 where his father was a labourer at the glass works.

By 1901 his father had died & Noah was still living at home with his widowed mother, 3 brothers & 2 sisters.  He was working as a pipewarmer at the iron works.

In April-June 1906 Noah married Winifred Shelton at West Bromwich.  Winifred was christened May 27th, 1887, the daughter of Mary & Thomas Shelton, a green grocer.

Noah & Winifred had 3 children by 1911 – Samuel (4), Winifred (1) & Lilian (5 months) - & they were living at 56 Sams Lane, West Bromwich.  Noah was now working as a glass blower’s gatherer.

Daughter Winifred married Eric Asbury, a fireman on L M R S railway, in 1932 & by 1939 she & her family were living at 5/35 Clark St, Birmingham.

The 1939 register shows Noah & Winifred still living at 56 Sams Lane with son Noah who was unemployed (& noted as having only 1 hand) & son Joseph,  a foundry worker.  Father Noah was described as a labourer seamless steel tube.

Son Samuel was in the 1939 register with his wife, Winifred, & family living at 88 Walsall St, West Bromwich.  He was a plumber.

Noah died in April-June 1962 at West Bromwich.

Winifred died in Jan-March 1969 at West Bromwich.

The children of Noah Freeth & Winifred Shelton were:

fh.  Samuel Freeth born September 17th, 1906 at West Bromwich
fh.  Winifred Freeth born April 12th, 1909 at West Bromwich; died April 1993 in Sandwell, West Midlands
fh.  Lilian Freeth born 1910 at West Bromwich
fh.  Noah Freeth born February 1st, 1912 at West Bromwich
fh.  Joseph Freeth born September 4th, 1914 at West Bromwich
fh.  Rose Freeth born Jan-March 1917 at West Bromwich
fh.  Mary A Freeth born Oct-December 1918 at West Bromwich; died April-June 1920 in West Bromwich
fh.  Evelyn Freeth born July-September 1925 at West Bromwich
fh.  Olive Freeth born Jan-March 1929 at West Bromwich; died Jan-March 1929 in West Bromwich



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